Scrolling Headlines:

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

UMass women’s lacrosse gets revenge on Colorado, beat Buffs 13-7 in NCAA Tournament First Round -

May 13, 2017

Meg Colleran dominates as UMass softball tops Saint Joseph’s, advances in A-10 tournament -

May 12, 2017

Rain keeps UMass softball from opening tournament play; Minutewomen earn A-10 honors -

May 11, 2017

Former UMass football wide receiver Tajae Sharpe accused of assault in lawsuit -

May 10, 2017

Justice Gorsuch can save the UMass GEO -

May 10, 2017

UMass mathematician receives two international prizes

Professor is awarded for his contributions to mathematics

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UMass engineers develop system to aid visually impaired

A beta version of the PERCEPT system, which uses smartphones as navigation aids, was launched in the Whitmore Administration Building last week.

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New web tool helps students calculate apartment rental costs

Splitwise.com provides students with average rent prices based on the location and type of apartment as well as other tools for calculating housing expenses.

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New state climatologist position at UMass proposed by Governor Deval Patrick

The proposition comes as part of a $50 million statewide initiative aimed at climate change preparedness.

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Five College researchers work on finding life on the Red Planet

Dr. Jim Holden is one of multiple professors in the Five Colleges to try to discover the mysteries of Mars.

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UMass geologist, Amherst attorney talk fracking in Sunderland

Western Massachusetts weighs the positives and negatives of fracking if the practice came to the region.

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Biochar: A solution to climate change, soil fertility and energy production

Biochar is making waves in both the academic and agricultural fields.

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Zipcar aims to better student life on campus

Through hourly rental cars and student scholarships, Zipcar hopes to ease the lives of students on campus in a cheap and effective way.

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UMass astronomer solves mystery of Milky Way’s black hole

UMass astronomy professor Daniel Wang and a group of international scientists
discovered why the Milky Way’s black hole emits less radiation than previously thought.

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NESCI conducts Twitter-based study determining mood of entire city

New England Complex Systems has pinpointed the ability to judge the mood of an entire city— based solely on tweets.

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UMass graduate wins food science competition

A food science technology graduate from UMass won first place in a research competition by discovering a faster method to detect pesticide residue.

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UMass engineer gets Department of Energy funding to improve chemical reactions in fuel cells

Ashwin Ramasubramaniam has been awarded a $750,000 grant to aid his research into fuel cells.

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UMass awarded $95 million Life Sciences Grant

UMass will receive $95 million from Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to fund life sciences projects and research.

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Annie Leonard addresses students on Earth Day

Annie Leonard, this year’s Earth Day keynote speaker, called students to action against environmental hazards.

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UMass students protest Keystone pipeline in capital

Close to 30 students from the University of Massachusetts were part of the protest in Washington, D.C. against the approval of the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Thomas Zoeller puts spotlight on dangers of chemicals

Award-winning Biology professor spoke out about the effects of harmful chemicals on the endocrine system and also received the Chancellor’s medal.

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UMass Hillel volunteers aid N.Y. Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

A group of seven UMass students and two UMass alumni volunteered in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y., last Sunday to help with the ongoing Hurricane Sandy clean-up.

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Research team finds fishways ineffective

Fewer than 3 percent of targeted fish are making it over dams in the Northeastern U.S.

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Men’s rugby to hold Hurricane Sandy relief fundraiser

The University of Massachusetts men’s rugby team is holding a Hurricane Sandy relief benefit on Sunday to raise money for public school systems in Long Island, N.Y.

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Effects of Hurricane Sandy may hit Amherst

Local residents should take precautions as the effects of Hurricane Sandy are expected to impact the Amherst area Monday or Tuesday next week.

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